Virginia M. Sowell Student of the Year Award

The DVIDB Virginia M. Sowell Student of the Year Award recognizes a student who demonstrates a commitment to the education and/or rehabilitation of individuals with visual impairments and deafblindness.  The award was named after Dr. Virginia Sowell whose lifetime contributions to the profession impacted the lives of numerous educators and countless children and adults with visual impairments and deafblindness


 

 

2016 Winner

Virginia M. Sowell Student of the Year Award

Jessica Kolvites



 

Past recipients of the DVIDB Virginia M. Sowell Student of the Year Award include: 

 
2015 - Adam Wilton
 
2014 - Mackenzie Saviano
 
2013 - Tara Mason
 
2012 - Trenisha Reynolds
 
2011 - Tara McCarthy
 
2010 - Dr. Frances Mary D'Andrea
 
2009 - Dr. Stacey Kelly
 
2008 - Susie Thomas
 
2006 -  Carol Evans
 
2005 -  Effie Laman
 
2004 -  Shelley Rhodes
 
2003 -  Derrick Smith
 
2000 -  Sheila Amato
 
1999 -  Amy Edmonds
 
1998 -  Susan Adams
 
1997 -  Chad Simmons  
 
1996 -  L. Penny Rosenblum
 
1994 - Terry Pastel
 
1991 - Julia Ashley